Overcome Overeating

If you are overeating, there is a reason. And it’s not that you are undisciplined, lazy, or lacking willpower. Something is driving your overeating–and guess what? Your odds of being effective and successful go WAY up when you identify how to directly address what that something is. When you don’t address the reasons you overeat, not only are your weight loss plans likely…

Eco therapy Activities

Eco-therapy is a counselling approach that promotes healing and psychological growth which is nurtured and enhanced by experiences with nature.  It is considered to be applied Eco-psychology, just as psychotherapy is Applied, or Clinical, Psychology. Eco-therapy is consciously and purposefully spending time in the outdoors to gain healthful benefits that are needed, noticed, or sought…

Tips to Improve Memory

Using a technique to help us learn something we want to remember is another way we can make the most of our memory. You can improve your memory by being attentive to information you need to remember, by identifying and coping effectively with things in your daily life that limit your memory potential, and by…

Energy Medicine – Types & Medicine

A form of complementary and alternative medicine based on the belief that a vital energy flows through the human body. The goal of energy healing is to balance the energy flow in the patient. It is used to reduce stress and anxiety and promote well-being. Energy healing is being studied in patients receiving cancer therapy,…

Mindfulness

Mindfulness in its modern meaning is inspired by a concept present in the Buddhist tradition. People often spend most of their time thinking about the past and the future. They do their daily tasks while their mind is wandering wherever. We are either in our past when our mind wanders and stops on bad experiences,…

Effects of Meditation on Brain

Meditation can be conceptualised as a family of complex emotional and attentional regulatory training practices developed for various ends. Recently, the therapeutic use of meditation, including mindfulness based techniques, has become increasingly important in the treatment of physiological and psychological conditions. A convergent line of neuro scientific evidence suggests that meditation alters the functional and…

Common Cognitive Distortions

Stress comes from our perception of the situation. Technically, the actual situation is not stressful; it is our perception that makes it stressful. Here are some common unhelpful patterns of thinking that we all make as well as ways you can think about challenging these thoughts. Overgeneralising – You see a constant, negative pattern based…

Great Reasons to Stop Drinking

It is not always necessary to stop drinking completely if you have problems with alcohol. There are individuals who once drank heavily who have learned to drink in moderation. This is more difficult than giving up completely. It is hard work and takes determination to learn controlled drinking if your drinking has been out of…

Going Vegan? Know The Basics

A well-planned vegan diet can provide all the nutrients you need for good health and offers many health benefits. A healthy, well balanced vegan diet is one that includes a wide variety of whole grains, fruit, vegetables, legumes, nuts and seeds. Have you ever wondered if becoming vegan is safe and sustainable or if it…

Silence Negative Thoughts

Much of our thoughts occur automatically, which is a good thing, as we don’t generally have to work too hard to do daily or routine tasks like getting up, getting dressed, eating breakfast, getting to work etc.  And, it can be a bad thing, because they are so habitual and automatic that we don’t usually…